Jennings, Margaret Jean

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Jennings, Margaret Jean

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1943 - 1993


Margaret Jean Jennings was born on 15 September 1943. She studied at the University of Melbourne (BA) and from 1965-1970 held research positions and was an author for the Hill of Content Publishing Company's archives series. From 1970-1978 Jennings held the position of Archivist at the Australian Archives. She was Victorian branch secretary of the Australian Society of Archivists from 1976 and in 1978 became a Records Management Officer at the University of Melbourne where she also conducted courses for the Australian Society of Archivists. Jennings was national president of the the Society from 1979-1981; lectured in Information Management (Archives & Records) at the Melbourne College of Advanced Education, 1979-1988; Victorian branch editor and council member, Records Management Association of Australia; member of the Pacific Regional Branch of the International Council on Archives (PARBICA); University Archivist & Records Manager at the University of Adelaide, 1990-1992; Records Manager at Griffith University in 1992. Margaret Jennings died in Queensland on 25 December 1993.


Victoria; Adelaide; Queensland

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archivist; author

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Entered from deposit description on 22 September 2011




Archives and Manuscripts: The Journal of the Australian Society of Archivists, vol. 22, no. 1, May 1994, pp. 226-232.

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